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Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

Choosing hearing aids can be challenging; here are some tips to help!

Hearing aids continue to be innovative and current with today’s technology. They allow for great flexibility for capturing sounds, whether loud, soft, or anything in between. Best of all, various models and programs let users have the most customized hearing solution possible. When selecting hearing aids, one should keep in mind several criteria.

Noise Complexity

Hearing aids can capture a variety of sounds at different complexities. One of the most common circumstances people with hearing loss find themselves in is a conversation with background noise. In a gathering, it can be harder to differentiate someone’s speech over the crowd. It can even be different to hear just one voice over another. While some live a quieter lifestyle, it may be beneficial to have hearing aids that aid in this specific way regardless.

Quiet Sounds

Quiet sounds often disappear first when someone has hearing loss, and these sounds could be the ones that one misses the most. It could be birds chirping, family members’ footsteps, a trout flopping on the dock, a distant lecture, or any other number of phenomena. Hearing aids can be set to train your ear for these very things.

Loud Sounds

Loud sounds can be dangerous and cause hearing loss, but sometimes they are unavoidable, particularly if you have a noisy work environment. Hearing devices can also adjust to accommodate these loud sounds, so that construction sites, concerts, and other high-decibel situations won’t overwhelm your ears.

Smartphone Connectivity

If you partake in the latest iPhone or smartphone technology, you may wish to take advantage of the smartphone connectivity that some hearing aids offer today. They can connect directly to your devices to stream phone calls, music, television, and more. They can also use artificial intelligence to further customize your listening experience and even track your hearing health.

Appearance

Your hearing devices are like glasses; they can say something about your personality or the persona you’d like to display. One might imagine them as clunky machines that sit in the ear, but plenty of models exist that can be as visible or invisible as one wishes. They can also come in different colors and shades. When selecting hearing aids, the choice of appearance is completely yours. 

Trust the Experts at Clarity Audiology & Hearing Solutions

Need help with your hearing? Clarity Hearing can help. Clarity Audiology & Hearing Solutions is an independently owned and operated clinic that focuses on quality of care and personalized, friendly service to the surrounding areas of Ellicott City, Catonsville, Columbia. Our Doctors of Audiology are highly trained with advanced degrees and take the time to provide the personalized care and attention that you need and deserve. We provide advanced hearing aid options that are personally calibrated with cutting-edge digital technology to fit your hearing loss, your unique ear anatomy, and your individual listening needs.

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